In the News

 

 

Regional Partnership to Assess Food System

March 30, 2017 - Troy Record

 

Key Bank Donates $2M to Capital Region Non-Profits

March 22, 2017 - Spectrum News

 

KeyBank donates $2M to Capital Region non-profits

March 22, 2017 - The Daily Gazette

 

Capital Roots Hosts Program to Help Farmers

Tap into Institutional Market

March 7, 2017 - Troy Record

 

Amy Klein of Capital Roots Celebrates 20 Years 

March 1, 2017 - Capital Region Chamber

 

Klein named CEO of Capital Roots

February 28, 2017 - The Daily Gazette

 

February 2017 Member News: Capital Roots

February 27, 2017 - Rensselaer County Regional Chamber

 

Stakeholders to Honor Community Volunteers

February 15, 2017 - Capital Region Chamber

 

Bowling for dollars

February 10, 2017 - Saratogian

 

Bowling for dollars

February 10, 2017 - Troy Record

 

Around Tech Valley - On the Board

February 9, 2017 - Times Union

 

Capital Roots’ Raises $17,000 at 20th Annual Garden Bowl

February 2, 2017 - Rensselaer County Regional Chamber

 

Capital Roots announces staff changes

February 2, 2017 - Times Union

 

Capital Roots Adds to Staff

January 17, 2017 - The Daily Gazette

 

Capital Roots’ Team Grows in New Year

January 13, 2017 - Capital Region Chamber

 

Capital Roots’ Team Grows in New Year

January 11, 2017 - Rensselaer County Regional Chamber

 

Nonprofits awarded ad space in Times Union

December 15, 2016 - Times Union

 

Good News: Organizations honored for positive impact in Rensselaer County

November 9, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Capital Roots marks 40 years, expands getting fresh produce to those who need it

November 9, 2016 - Times Union

 

City of Troy planting 50 trees with community partners

October 27, 2016 - WTEN

 

Trees for Troy: City officials kick off campaign to beautify neighborhoods

October 27, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Capital Roots Event Raises $96k

October 17, 2016 - Times Union

 

Capital Roots market wins award
October 10, 2016 - Times Union

 

Capital Roots honored for excellence
October 10, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Capital Roots + MVP - A Growing Partnership
September 14, 2016 - MVPnet News

 

Photos: 900 from Saint Rose lend a hand to community
September 10, 2016 - Times Union 

 

Five businesses to be honored with Good News Rensselaer County awards

August 30, 2016 - Troy Record


Capital Roots receives hefty donation of fertilizer
August 30, 2016 - Times Union 

 

Capital Roots an answer to 'food deserts'

August 27, 2016 - Times Union


Capital Region Women to Watch

August 25, 2016 - Times Union


Garden excess is put to good use

August 18, 2016 - The Daily Gazette

Capital Roots Welcomes New Staff Members
August 17, 2016 - Capital Region Chamber 


2016 Good News Rensselaer County Awards Recipients

July 27, 2016 - Chamber News 

 

Gardening in time of a drought
July 27, 2016 - The Daily Gazette 

 

SPHP and Capital Roots Collaborate for Healthy Communities
July 20, 2016 - St Peter's Health Partners News

Now that the crops are coming in
July 15, 2016 - Times Union 

 

Growing for the future: Produce Project Farm Stand nourishes body, mind
July 11, 2016 - Troy Record

Times Union Hope Fund sends kids to summer camps
July 5, 2016 - Times Union  
 

Getting to Know Capital Roots and Sharon DiLorenzo
July 5, 2016 - New York State Urban Forestry Council 

Capital Region women to watch
July 1, 2016 - Times Union  
 

Vanderheyden teams up with Capital Roots
June 20, 2016 – Times Union
 

Grant to turn Troy eyesore into urban ‘oasis’
June 28, 2016 – Troy Record
 

Grow a row to Squash Hunger
June 15, 2016 - Times Union 

Agency gets surplus food to people in need
June 15, 2016 – Times Union

 

Groups Take Tour of Troy via Bicycle

May 22, 2016 - Times Union

 

New York State Health Department Grant Aims to Create Healthy Eating Habits in Capital Region

May 3, 2016 - Times Union

 

Major Capital Region Partnership Aims to Help Children Make Healthy Choices

May 3, 2016 - TWC News

 

Spring Brunch Serves Up Support for Capital Roots

May 1, 2016 - WRGB

 

Capital Roots Holds Spring Brunch in Albany

May 1, 2016 - WNYT

 

Trees Rise for Arbor Day Across the Capital Region

April 29, 2016 - Times Union

 

Troy Cleanup Celebrates Earth Day Spirit

April 23, 2016 - Times Union

 

Dig Into Community Gardening

April 22, 2016 - Zillow

 

Flowers in the Backyard

April 19, 2016 - 518Life

 

Veggie Mobile Comes to Schenectady

April 18, 2016 - Times Union

 

Mondays Mean Fresh Veggies at Hometown Health

April 11, 2016 - Times Union

 

Capital Roots on Forum 13

April 10, 2016 - WNYT

 

Donate Your Extra Harvest to the Hungry...With Help

April 4, 2016 - COrnell Small Farms Quarterly

 

A Visual Tour of North Central Neighborhood in Troy

March 25, 2016 - Albany Business Review

 

It Hardly Looked Like a Dream Job, but the 'Mother of Mobile Markets' Was Up for a Challenge

February 22, 2016 - Women @ Work

 

Snapshot: Helping Hands

February 10, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Veggie Mobile Moves into Cyberspace

February 4, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Capital Roots Bowling Event Raises $19k

February 4, 2016 - Troy Record

 

Strikes, Spares Fill Capital Roots Bowl

February 3, 2016 - Times Union


Capital Roots Gets Property Donation

January 27, 2016 - Troy Record


Callanan Donates Troy Properties to Capital Roots

January 19, 2016 - Times Union


Nonprofits Share in Proceeds of Rice Building Sale

January 10, 2016 - Troy Record


First Niagra Donates Proceeds of Troy Rice Building Sale

January 7, 2016 - Times Union

 

Instead of Just One Resolution This Year, How about 12?

December 21, 2015 - Times Union


Capital Roots Chosen as Adopted Nonprofit

December 16, 2015 - Troy Record


Women's Council Adopts Capital Roots

December 15, 2015 - Times Union

 

$60 Million Plan for Troy Waterfront to be Vetted by City Officials

December 2, 2015 - Albany Business Review

 

Troy Council Likely to Extend Moratorium on Convenience Stores

November 23, 2015 - Troy Record


Thankful to Serve Others

November 22, 2015 - Times Union


Employees a Big Force in Their Own Campaigns

November 19, 2015 - Times Union


Make a Difference: Casino Donates 100k to Charities

October 26, 2015 - Saratogian

 

Harvest of Learning

October 25, 2015 - Times Union


Gala Nets Record for Capital Roots

September 28, 2015 - Troy Record


Local Farm and Food Directory: Education and Resources

September 24, 2015 - Metroland


Troy Crosswalks Get a Makeover

September 20, 2015 - TWC News

 

Seen: Autumn Evening in the Garden Gala

September 18, 2015 - Times Union

 

Bennett Contracting Celebrates 100 Years in Business

September 10, 2015 - TWC News

 

Capital Roots Autumn Fundraiser Coming Up

September 8, 2015 - Notes on Napkins

 

Hannaford Gives $80,000 to Summer Programs for At-risk Kids

September 3, 2015 - Times Union


Street Art Designed to Give Neighborhoods Sense of Identity

August 31, 2015 - Troy Record

 

How the Capital Region Eats Super Green

August 25, 2015 - 518Life

 

Community Installation Opened to Remember Crash Victim in Troy

August 24, 2015 - Troy Record

 

Mural Created for Capital Roots

August 22, 2015 - Times Union

  

Autumn Evening in the Garden 2015

August 13, 2015 - All Over Albany

 

Albany Med Students Day of Service

August 10, 2015 - Times Union

 

Capital Region Economic Development Council Bus Tour

August 6, 2015 - WAMC

  

All Aboard: CEO's Pitch Economic Development Projects on Bus Tour

August 5, 2015 - Albany Business Review

  

Capital Region Using Results to Make a Pitch

August 5, 2015 - Times Union

 

Around Tech Valley

July 29, 2015 - Times Union

 

Garden Overproducing? Consider Donating

July 21, 2015 - Schenectady Gazette

 

Garden Rooted in Community Grows

July 6, 2015 - Troy Record

 

Garden Rooted in Community Grows

July 6, 2015 - Saratogian


Community Garden Opens in Troy

July 1, 2015 - Times Union

 

Snapshot: Back to Roots

June 12, 2015 - Troy Record

 

Roots Deep in South End Garden

June 11, 2015 - Times Union


Capital Roots Benefits from Bennett Contracting Project

June 6, 2015 - Troy Record


Troy-Bilt Original

June 4, 2015 - Times Union


Learning to Grow

May 4, 2015 - Metroland

 

Capital Roots: See how community gardens grow

May 3, 2015 - Schenectady Gazette


Tri City Rentals E-recycling Challenge Raises Over $29,000 for Capital Roots

April 30, 2015 - Troy Record

 

Capital Roots Nurtures Body, Soul with Healthy Food

April 26, 2015 - Times Union

 

State Official Promotoes Nutrition, Plants Crops at Capital Roots

April 8, 2015 - Saratogian

 

Health Commissioner Praises Local Non-Profit For Helping Fight Obesity

April 8, 2015 - TWC News

 

Acting health commissioner does anti-obesity tour

April 8, 2015 - Capital

 

Capital Roots

April 8, 2015 - Times Union

 

Nutrition Discussed at Troy Cmmunity Garden

April 8, 2015 - WTEN

 

State Official Promotes Nutrition, Plants Crops at Capital Roots

April 8, 2015 - Troy Record

 

Your Best Shot: Kids for Kindness Feed Hungry

March 26, 2015 - Times Union

 

Forum 13: Capital Roots

March 8, 2015 - WNYT

 

New Urban Grow Center Helps Dish Out Veggies

January 14, 2015 - WNYT

 

CDCG's New Name: Capital Roots

December 4, 2014 - Albany Business Review

 

Gardens Group's Growth Leads to New Digs, Name

December 3, 2014 - Times Union

 

Tour of New Urban Grow Center

December 3, 2014 - All Over Albany 

 

CDCG Opens Urban Grow Center, Unveils New Name, Logo

December 3, 2014 - Troy Record 

 

Local Nonprofits Join Forces for Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014 - WNYT

 

Capital Region Holiday Happenings

November 24, 2014 - Saratogian

 

Green Evolution:CDCG is creating a new model for inner-city agriculture with its completed Urban Grow Center"

November 20, 2014 - Metroland 

 

Old Factory Being Transformed into Urban Grow Center

November 12, 2014 - Time Warner Cable News

 

Makeover Goes On Inside Old Factory

October 27, 2014 - Times Union

 

Food a Development Tool

October 22, 2014 - Times Union

 

Growing Grocery Options Still Leave Some in Food Deserts

October 18, 2014 - Times Union

 

Future Cities Competition Participants Learn About Alternative Farming Methods

October 18, 2014 - Troy Record

 

State and Local Audubon Society, CDCG, Create Wildlife-Friendly Habitat

July 10, 2014 - Troy Record

 

Nutrition on the Go

July 8, 2014 - Times Union

 

Community Gardens Jumps into Online Food Delivery

May 14, 2014 - Times Union

 

Capital District Community Gardens Announces Launch of its Virtual Veggie Mobile

May 14, 2014 - Troy Record

 

Getting Fresh and Local Food Made Easier with Introduction of Virtual Veggie Mobile

May 14, 2014 - Time Warner Cable News

 

Veggie Mobile Adds Virtual Route

May 14, 2014 - Daily Gazette

 

Nourishing the Capital Region with New Urban Grow Center

February 26, 2014 - Time Warner Cable News

 

Officials Celebrate HQ for CDCG

February 26, 2014 - Albany Business Review

 

A Look at the Plans for CDCG's Urban Grow Center

February 26, 2014 - All Over Albany

 

Community Gardens Launches Urban Grow Center

February 26, 2014 - Troy Record

 

Community Garden Growing its Reach

February 26, 2014 - News Channel 13, WNYT

 

Urban Grow Center Will Bring Fresh Fruits, Vegetables to Tri-City

February 26, 2014 - News 10 ABC

 

CDCG Launches $2.5 Million Campaign for Urban Grow Center

February 26, 2014 - Times Union

 

CDCG Raises $18,500 at Garden Bowl Fundraiser

February 11, 2014 - New York Nonprofit Press

 

Board member's letter to editor re: local urban farms and gardens and SNAP  

November 7, 2013 - Times Union

 

Squash Hunger Gleaning at Indian Ladder Farms

November 3, 2013 - YNN

 

Photos: Healthy Initiative

October 31, 2013 - Times Union

 

Troy students get hands on lesson for composting program

October 29, 2013 - WNYT

 

Students learn about waste solutions for Produce Project

October 29, 2013 - YNN

 

Produce Project aims to grow healthy food and good citizens

October 29, 2013 - Troy Record

 

Community Gardens plans online farmers' market

October 28, 2013 - Times Union

 

A Melon Mother Lode

October 3, 2013 - Times Union

 

CDCG's Gala Raises $53,000

October 1, 2013 - Times Union

 

Local Non-profit Raises $53,000 to Help Nourish Community

October 1, 2013 - News 10 ABC

 

Nonprofit Organizations Win Awards

October 1, 2013 - Troy Record  

 

Patagonia Foundation - Soho Store Funds Produce Project Land Expansion

October 2013 - Insight, Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce

 

CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge Check Presentation

August 19, 2013 - WNYT

 

Troy Backs Fund Requests

August 9, 2013 - Times Union

 

Albany Med Project Draws Sharp Questions

July 25, 2013 - Times Union

 

CDCG Buys Troy Building for New HQ

July 15, 2013 - Albany Business Review

 

Photos: How Does Your Garden Grow (Spring Brunch)

May 5, 2013 - Times Union

 

Troy Bilt, Troy Grown

April 17, 2013 - Metroland

 

Complete Streets Law, Hoosick Street Safety Discussed at Planning Committee Meeting

March 29, 2013 - Troy Record

 

On the Farm, Lessons Learned

December 11, 2012 - Times Union

 

Capital District Community Gardens Raises $43,000 at Autumn Evening

September 27, 2012 - Albany 2 Cents

 

Tree Planting Outreach Underway

September 24, 2012 - Times Union Blog

 

Pulse of the People: Agriculture Needs Our Support

September 21,2012 - Troy Record

 

Capital District Community Gardens to Open New Facility in Troy
September 13, 2012 – Troy Record

 

Capital District Community Gardens Hosts Farm-to-Chef Fundraiser
September 11, 2012 – Albany 2 Cents

 

CDCG Plans New Headquarters 
September 11, 2012 – Times Union

 

Environmental Category Decided
September 10, 2012 - Times Union

 

Bringing Fresh Food to Urban Food Deserts
September 2012 - DASH

 

One to Grow On
August 2, 2012 – Schenectady Daily Gazette

 

Community Garden Opens in Schenectady
August 1, 2012 – Fox 23 News

 

A Growing Sense of Community
July 31, 2012 – Times Union blog

 

Gardens Transplanting in Troy
July 30, 2012 – Times Union

 

Around Tech Valley
July 10, 2012 – Times Union

 

Event introduces John B. Staalesen Preserve to community
July 1, 2012 – Troy Record

 

Garden group reaps community award
June 28, 2012 – Schenectady Daily Gazette

 

2 named conservation fellows
June 25, 2012 – Schenectady Daily Gazette

 

Personal Troy stories to be told when WMHT airs Our Town Troy June 14
June 12, 2012 – Troy Record

 

The Week Ahead – Food – Gardening
June 10, 2012 – All Over Albany Website

 

Letter: Access to healthy food already here
May 31, 2012 – Times Union

 

Capital Region Connections – An Evening with John Norquist
May 20, 2012 – Times Union

 

Growing Uncertainties
May 17, 2012 – Metroland

 

Leisure Calendar -- CDCG's Spring Plant Sale
May 15, 2012 – Times Union

 

Capital District Community Gardens awarded $30K
May 14, 2012 – WNYT

 

Twenty-fifth annual Community Gardens brunch
May 6, 2012 – YNN

 

Weekend Roundup – Capital District Community Gardens' 25th annual Spring Brunch
May 3, 2012 – Times Union

 

$1.4 Million in Conservation Grants Awarded to Lands Trusts Statewide
April 23, 2012 – Read Media

 

Capital District Community Gardens Constructs Greenhouse on Urban Farm
April 4, 2012 -- Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce 

 

Watch your (and your neighbor’s) garden grow
April 4, 2012 – Spotlight

 

Fresh Food is Important
April 1, 2012 – Troy Record

 

‘High Tunnel’ Greenhouse Expansion
March 31, 2012 – YNN

 

Troy community builds heated greenhouse
March 31, 2012 – WTEN Channel 10

 

Greenhouse Builders, Produce Project

 

March 31, 2012 – Times Union

 

Steinmetz Park Plot OK’d for Community Gardens
March 26, 2012 – Schenectady Gazette

 

Fed must hurry up and release farmers’ disaster relief aid

 

March 7, 2012 – Schenectady Gazette

 

Michael Whiteman: People on the Move
March 5, 2012 – The Albany Business Review

 

Assemblyman Reilly again donates salary to local charities
March 4, 2012 – Troy Record

 

Businesses lend support to Capital District Community Gardens
February 24, 2012 - WNYT

 

Put it on Wheels: Service Delivery the Old Fashioned Way
February 14, 2012 – Smart Communities Blog

 

Capital District Community Gardens Raises $8,500 at 15th Annual Garden Bowl Fundraiser
February 10, 2012 – Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

 

Mobile Fresh Food Companies

 

February 8, 2012 – Mod Fresh Blog

 

Donating Unused Land for Garden an Option
January 28, 2012 – Times Union Letters to the Editor

 

Ellie’s Cooking
January 24, 2012 – Home Economics Blog

 

Interesting in 2011: Britin and Nick foster
December 28, 2011- All Over Albany

 

Local Heroes
December 22 – 28, 2011 – Metroland

 

A Garden Grows Life Skills
December 11, 2011 – Times Union

 

SARATOGA CASINO AND RACEWAY MAKES $250,000 DIFFERENCE DURING 2011
December 8, 2011 – Saratoga Casino and Raceway

 

Green Up Urban Deserts
November 28, 2011 – Times Union Editorials

 

Urban Cornucopia
November 26, 2011 – Times Union

 

No Passing
November 23, 2011 – The Nutritionist’s Dilemma

 

Farm to You Fest a Healthy Success
November 18, 2011 – Bethlehem Central School District News

 

Produce For Local Pantries
November 7, 2011 – YNN

 

Student, adult volunteers team up to beautify Cohoes
October 29, 2011 – The Record

 

40 New Trees Planted in Cohoes
October 28, 2011 – YNN

 

Enlightening Minds to Nourish Bodies
October 24, 2011 – Times Union

 

Capital Region food Day Celebration
October 24, 2011 – YNN

 

Eat Real Movement Comes to Capital Region
October 24, 2011 – American Cancer Society

 

Veggie Mobile Sprout Unveiled
October 19, 2011 – CBS

 

Photos: Veggie Mobile Sprout
October 19, 2011 – Times Union

 

Veggie Mobile Gives People Access to Fresh Food
October 19, 2011 – WNYT

 

Veggie Mobile Sprout
Ocotber 19, 2011 – YNN

 

Applications Available for Free Trees
October 13, 2011 – WNYT

 

BC Kicks Off Farm Fest
October 3, 2011 – Spotlight

 

CDCG’s 5th Annual “An Autumn Evening in the Garden” Raises $25,000
September 26, 2011 – Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce

 

Young Urban Farmers
September 19, 2011 – Gardening Times Union Blog

 

Community Resource Donates $4,100 to Capital District Community Gardens
September 16, 2011 – Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce

 

Pulse of the People: It’s What we Do
September 15, 2011 – Troy Record’s Letters to the Editor

 

The Produce Project Produces a Lot More Than You’d Think
September 1, 2011 – Real [Fit] Life Times Union Blog

 

Around Tech Valley
August 26, 2011

 

Gardens Group Seeing Green
August 9, 2011 – Times Union

 

New study shows diabetes numbers have doubled since 1980
June 29, 2011 – YNN

 

CDCG Helps Small Stores Go Fresh
June 28, 2011 Convenience Store Decisions

 

Nutritious Food in Neighborhoods
June 20, 2011 – Times Union Letters to the Editor

 

Community Gardens Group Marks 35 Years of Growth
June 17, 2011 – Troy Record

 

CDCG Celebrating 35 Years of Growth
June 12, 2011 – YNN

 

Healthy convenience stores
June 2, 2011 – YNN

 

Albany Opens a Healthy Convenience Store
June 2, 2011 – WGY

 

CDCG brings produce to local convenience stores
June 1, 2011 – All Over Albany

 

Capital District Community Gardens brunch fundraiser 'kickoff to spring' for many
May 2, 2011 – Troy Record

 

Plan to Plant a Little Extra
April 25, 2011 – Greenpoint Daily Gazette Blog

 

Give Right From the Garden
April 24, 2011 – Times Union

 

Capital District YMCA and the Veggie Mobile
April 22, 2011 – Youtube

 

Chow Down for Charity
April 21, 2011 – Gardening Times Union Blog

 

Community, found in a cabbage patch
April 18, 2011 – Poststar.com

 

Capital District Community Gardens' Produce Project event offers tours, tastes
April 17, 2011 – Troy Record

 

A Glimpse of Green Brings Gardeners Back to Ridgefield
April 9, 2011 – The Pine Hills Times Union Blog

 

Moving Toward a Healthier Lifestyle
April 5, 2011 – Times Union 

 

2011 People to watch
March 2011 – Capital Region Living

 

Growing Troy
May 31, 2010 - Metroland

Capital District Community Gardens seeks land donations
January 25, 2010

Student gardeners plow through winter
January 3, 2010 - The Record

 

Food collection program sets record 
January 1, 2010 - Times Union

'Gleaning' aids hunger programs 
November 20, 2009 - Times Union

Rensselaer streets lined with new trees thanks to students
October 29, 2009 - News Channel 10

Troy Students Urban Gardeners
October 28, 2009 - The Record

Squashing Hunger in Our Neighborhoods
October 2009 - HWFC Coop Scoop

Serving and Remembering - You Get What You Need
September 11, 2009 - AARP Bulletin Today

Top chefs cooking for Community Gardens
September 6, 2009 - The Examiner

Gardens ripe with tales of Albany 
August 23, 2009 - Times Union

Produce helps squash hunger
August 22, 2009 - Latham Life

 

Seasonal Efforts to Squash Hunger Starts
July 16, 2009 - Times Union

Father’s Day run for dads, kids
June 22, 2009 - The Record

Your Veggie Mobile Questions Answered
June 6, 2009 - All Over Albany

Gardening boom extends to city plots
May 24, 2009 - The Daily Gazette

Veggie Mobile Hits the Capital Region
May 24, 2009 - Capital News 9

Veggie Mobile up for health honor
May 22, 2009 - Times Union

Capital District's Veggie Mobile up for international recognition
May 20, 2009 - CBS 6 News

The Veggie Cart Cometh!
May 15, 2009 - Albany Eats!

Digging in the Dirt
May 15, 2009 - Hudson Valley Magazine

Take a Break: Sowing the Seeds of Financial Relief
May 7, 2009 - CBS 6 News

Local top chefs and farmers present dishes to entice the palate
November 7, 2008 - The Daily Gazette, Letter to the Editor

(DEC) Environmental Grants Awarded
October 28, 2008 - Greenpoint/The Daily Gazette

Demand for public garden plots soars
September 17, 2008 - The Daily Gazette

 

Extra Produce to Feed the Needy
August 2, 2008 - The Record

Urban, rural communities lack supply of affordable produce
July 5, 2008 - USA Today

Affordable stores too far?  Veggie vans offer Aid
July 6, 2008 - MSNBC

In tough times, some try growing own veggies
April 22, 2008 - The Daily Gazette

CDTA Going Green
April 15, 2008 - The Record

Back to the (Nearby) Land
March 20, 2008 - Metroland

Garden Solutions Taking Root
February 8, 2008 - Times Union

 

Apple of my eye
October 2007 - Capital Commons Quarterly

Off the Back of a Truck, and Healthy
May 25, 2007 - New York Times